Everest Base Camp Trekking
Everest Base Camp Trekking is a perfect approach to perform your wish of viewing Mount Everest (8848m), worldâ€™s tallest top nearly with point of convergence of your eyes that will make you have a craving for being in the heaven. The essential objective of Trekking in Everest Base camp is the Everest Base Camp at a height of around 5,340m yet doesn’t offer the nearby perspective of Everest, so move to Kala Patthar at a rise of around 5,550m for a closer perspective of Mount Everest.
Everest Base Camp Trekking basically begins from the little high rocky airplane terminal of “Lukla” which is 35-minute view flight from Kathmandu air terminal. From Lukla our enterprise truly starts towards the Shadow of Mt Everest. Amid the Trek, we joyfully spend some pleasant days trekking through the common Sherpa towns and Buddhist religious communities; Everest Base Camp trek is just as prominent to see a society and way of life of good country Sherpa individuals. Obviously, from the beginning stage of the trek you will see the enticing perspective of numerous excellent mountains and we take after an antiquated course that will take us through little towns, crosswise over high mountain passes, and through remote valleys, towns, and religious communities. The perspectives develop significantly more fabulous as we wander up the Dudh Koshi River to Namche Bazaar, the door to the Khumbu locale at 3440m. After we reach to Namche (capital place that is known for Sherpa), we will rest for two evenings to acclimatized and see the bunch of neighborhood houses and touching field land and following day to the Thyangboche religious community (3860m), where you will be compensated with terrific perspectives of Ama Dablam, and Lhotse and also, you goes through Pangboche, Periche, Lobuche, Gorekshep and reach Everest base camp lastly Kala patthar at the foundation of Mount Everest uncover you reviving dynamite perspective of various dangling mountains including Mt Everest and ordinary Sherpa land with common houses and scenes .
Fundamental highlight purpose of Everest Base Camp Trekking for everybody will be the highest point of Kala patthar. Landscape and bantering of the snow River, torrential slide and white sparkling snow topped crests including Mt Everest from the highest point of Kala patthar will captivate you and take you to the universe of quickly making your excursion an important one in your entire life. Mt.Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Changtse, Khumbu ice sheet and south-west face of Everest will be seen from the highest point of Kala patthar along these lines, for these reason Everest Base Camp Trekking is taken as a best and most prevalent trekking in Nepal .This trek should be possible lasting through the year in any season. Be that as it may, for the most part March to May and September to December is taken as a best season for this trekking.
Day 01: Arrival in Katmandu and trip preparation – 1,350m/4,428ft
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, we will greet you at the airport and accompany you to the Hotel.
Day 02: Flight to Lukla &Trek to Phakding (3 to 4hrs walks) – 2,652m/8,700ft
After an early morning flight to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft) and final preparations, the trekking starts. From Lukla you’ll pass Chaurikharka village and make a descent towards the Dudhkosi Ghat (2,530m/8,300ft). The trail follows the bank of the Dudhkosi River until camp at Phakding is reached. Explore Sherpa village and over night at lodge.
Day 03: Trek to Namche (5 to 6 hrs walk) – 3,440m/11,284ft
The trail crosses Dudhkoshi River over a long suspension bridge and then leads you along the river to Hilary’s Suspension Bridge. Then the trail climbs further from here to Namche Bazaar.
Day 04: Acclimatization Day – 3,440m/11,284ft
This is the scheduled ‘acclimatization’ day. You can spend it taking a day hike to Thame, visiting Khunde or relaxing and exploring Namche Bazaar itself. It’s the main centre of the Khumbu region and has shops, restaurants, a bakery and a colorful market each Saturday. Over night stay at lodge in Namche.
Day 05: Trek to Tyangboche (5 to 6 hrs walk) – 3,870m/12,694ft
After breakfast in Namche, we start our trek towards Tengboche. Our trek follows on the gradual trail with few short up and downs overlooking magnificent view of the great Himalaya. We enjoy our nice walking till to riverside where we take breathe for lunch. After lunch we start our walking through pine forest for 2 more hours to reach Tyangboche. Tyangboche is a very great place for close up views of Ama-Dablam and it has a biggest Buddhist Monastery all over in Khumbu region. Over night stay at Tyangboche.
Day 06: Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche (5 to 6 hrs walk) – 4,100m/13,076ft
Today after breakfast we descend for half an hour to river side through the forest, cross the river and make a gradual walk up hill and reach pangboche. After that our final walk to Dingboche is now gradual up mostly and turn on the right towards Chhukung valley for Dingboche. Over night at Dingboche.
Day 07: Trek to Thukla (2 to 3 hrs walk) – 4600m/15,088ft
Today we trek to Thukla from Dingboche which is not tough but do keeps walking gradually up. Thukla is at the bottom of the hill but do still have good views of Cholaste and Lobuche peak. Explore your remaining time at the village and over night at Mt. Lodge. It`s short walking day and give you more time to acclimatize.
Day 08: Thukla to Lobuche (3 to 4 hours) – 4,930m/16,172ft
Right after the breakfast we continue our trek through rocky trails all the way up to the hill and continue leaving memorial areas into the left to Lobuche for overnight.
Day 09: Trek to Gorekshep (3 hrs walk)- 5,160m/16,929ft & Hike to Everest Base Camp (3-4 hours ) – 5,357m/17,575ft
Today we hike slowly for 3 hours through stony & dry hill to reach Gorkeshep. After lunch, we continue hike to Everest Base Camp. This day leads you finally to the Everest Base Camp walking through rocky and glacial trails where climbers gather for summiting Everest. If you get here at the time of climbing season you can explore with lively expedition groups. Evening come back to Gorekshep and over night at lodge.
Day 10: Early hike to Kala Patthar (2-3 hours ) – 5,545m/18,192ft & Trek back to Pangboche (6 to 7 hrs walk) – 3,860m/12,664ft
Early in the morning, we hike up to the Kala Patthar (Black Rock). It takes a couple of hours to walk up to the famous viewing point of Kala Pattar; this small peak offers the best views of Mt. Everest, Pumori and Ama Dablam with colorful Sunrise. Later, we come down to Gorekshep, take breakfast and continue descent retrace back to Pangboche.
Day 11: Trek to Namche (6 to 7 hrs walk) – 3,440m/11,284ft
Today our trail comes all the way down. We cross suspension bridge and take an hour walk up through the forest to reach Tyangboche. From Tyangboche the trail is completely descended till to the riverside, across the river and take a walk up towards a big hill for two hours and will have a nice pleasant walk till to Namche. This is same trail as we used before. Over night at Namche.
Day 12: Trek back to Lukla (6 to 7 hrs walk) -2,800m/9,184ft
Today the trail steeply descends to the Hillary Suspension Bridge and then continues on an easy natural trail. On arrival in Lukla you will have time to relax, stretch those sore legs and celebrate the completion of your trek. Guide will reconfirm your flight ticket and over night at lodge.
Day 13: Transhimalayan flight back to Kathmandu
After an early morning flight to Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft), you’ll head to your hotel. Today is a well-earned day to put up your weary feet and gratefully rediscover all of civilization’s perks. Day 14 Final Departure from Nepal or start next adventure
Today the journey comes to an end. There’s nothing to do but trade emails with your new friends, organize all your photos and finally depart from Nepal. We will arrange airport transport for the people who are planning to leave Nepal.
- Airport pick up and Drop by private car/van/bus.
- Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley with private car/van/bus.
- Three nights standard accommodation in Kathmandu (Bed & Breakfast).
- Your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
- All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.
- Domestic airport pick up and drop by private car/van/ Flight ticket (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu).
- All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
- Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS).
- An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters.
- Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
- Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service.
- Outfitter Nepal’s sleeping bag, down jackets, and walking stick, if necessary.
- Medical supplies.
- All government taxes.
- Nepal entry visa fee. You will require 2 passport size photos.
- Your Travel insurance.
- Food while you are in Kathmandu.
- Entrance fees while sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley.
- Your personal expenses.
- All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks.
- Sweet things like chocolate.
- Hot Shower during the Trek.
- International airfare and airport departure tax.
- Tips for the guide and porter.
Certain basic trekking equipment is essential on all routes I described in this site. Depending on the area and season, I will provide you with a comprehensive list of necessities. Many of the items on the list are available in Nepal. Here is some recommended Equipments List for trekking in Nepal Himalayas.
- Lightweight walking boots.
- If new one is being bought, “walk them in” to avoid blisters. Also bring spare laces.
- A pair of track shoes. To wear in the camp at night or when your boots are wet.
- Warm jacket. Fiber fill or down should be adequate. This is especially essential during winter, from December to February.
- A rainproof jacket with hood or a poncho. Get the one that is guaranteed waterproof.
- Woolen shirts and thick sweaters. During winter months, December through February these items are essential.
- Thick sweaters can be purchased in Kathmandu.
- A pair of lightweight/ heavy weight trousers. Jeans are unsuitable to wear on treks. Cheap loose cotton pants are available in Kathmandu.
- Heavyweight trousers are useful higher up in the mountains in the morning and at night.
- Windproof/ waterproof trousers are necessary on all treks going above 10.00ft.
- Thermal underwear. Which is excellent to sleep in at night in the winter months.
- A tracksuit useful for wearing in camp and in the tent.
- 2 pair of loose fitting long shorts/skirts.
- 1 lightweight long sleeved -shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sun burn.
- A woolen hat to wear in the morning and at night. During winter it is an essential item.
- A sunhat and ensure it has a wide brim to cover the face and neck.
- Â A pair of gloves. Leather with lining and woolen are best.
- 1 pair of sandals to wear in the cities and in camp.
- 2 pairs of thin and 2 pair of thick woolen socks.
- “Underwear” normal quantity and swimming costume, hankies.
Equipment & Accessories
- Duffle bag or kit bag to carry to gear while trekking.
- Daypack: This is a small rucksack to carry personal requirement for the day e.g. toilet items, camera, film towel, soap, a book etc.
- Water bottle.
- Snow glasses and sunglasses.
- 2-4 large plastic bags to separate clean clothes from dirty ones.
- 6-10 smaller plastic bags to dispose garbage.
- Wallet and /or money belt with compartment for coins.
- Toiletries with large and small towels.
- Toilet paper can be by in Kathmandu and some villages in the mountains.
- Small headlamp and/ or torch with spare batteries and bulbs candles and lighter to burn toilet paper.
- Snow gaiters essential during wither and all treks going over at other times.
- An umbrella (optional), which is quite useful to as a sunshade and useful when it rains.
- Reading materials, camera and film, game items (optional), note book, rubber band, pen and pencil, envelopes, a diary, a calendar, a pocket knife, binoculars (optional), a small pillow or headrest (optional). Thermoses (optional) – an inflatable sleeping mat, trekking map, adequate quantities of passport photographs.
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